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Posted inGeneral, LGBTQ News

eHarmony Saying No to Atheists?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rick Gershman of the St. Petersburg Times had a problem when he used the dating site eHarmony. But not for the normal reason. What’s the normal reason? eHarmony doesn’t let you search for a match if you’re gay or lesbian. That’s due to founder Neil Clark Warren being a conservative Christian. According to a USA […]

Posted inGeneral, LGBTQ News

I Almost Feel Bad For Her…

Reading Time: 2 minutes I think I’m on Shirley Phelps-Roper’s side for once… kind of. Shirley is the daughter of Fred Phelps, whose entire family is known for protesting military funerals because God is punishing our country for “harboring gays and lesbians” (and apparently, the two ideas are connected). The family’s church’s website is It’s very easy to […]

Posted inGeneral, LGBTQ News

Ted Haggard's Secret Sex Life

Reading Time: 4 minutes … will be told in detail in Mike Jones’ new book I Had To Say Something: The Art of Ted Haggard’s Fall. (Did anyone else catch the double meaning in the subtitle?) For the past few months (a very quick turnaround time), Jones has been working on this book which includes a section on his […]

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Atheists Ain't Getting Elected

Reading Time: < 1 minute If you ever wanted a good source to back up the statement that atheists are the minority least likely to get elected, Data360 has some nice graphs pulling together the various Gallup poll results on the topic. Here’s the atheist chart in depth. Compare that chart to those of how many people would vote for […]

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How Did Everyone React to Jerry Falwell's Death?

Reading Time: 3 minutes A collection of responses regarding Jerry Falwell’s death from various groups and people is below: American Atheists: While we recognize and respect the grief of friends and relatives, it must be acknowledged in the wake of Rev. Falwell’s death that he and the organizations he founded, especially the so-called Moral Majority, were serious threats to […]

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Chuck Norris Knows All… Because He Makes It Up

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chuck Norris seems to think atheists are trying to outlaw Christianity. Sure we are… After naming most of the major atheist/Humanist groups in the country, Norris says this: Though the U.S. Constitution outlaws religious discrimination, these organizations and individuals would love nothing more than to help society look with distain [sic] upon Christianity and, ultimately, […]

Posted inGeneral, LGBTQ News

Ask a Christian Pastor

Reading Time: < 1 minute Mike Clawson is a regular commenter on this blog. He wants to see equal rights for gay people, believes in Evolution, strongly advocates the separation of church and state, endorses humanist ideals, and doesn’t think the Bible should always be read literally. All this may be unusual because he is a Christian pastor. Though if […]

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Anti-Gay Preacher… at the Airport

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last week, a strange event happened at the Fort Lauderdale Airport. Here’s a law professor from Florida explaining what went down: At approximately 12:45 am, my partner and I were in the baggage claim area in terminal 3. We had just arrived from Chicago and were waiting for our bags when an announcement came over […]

Posted inGeneral, LGBTQ News

Not Quite Coming Out of the Closet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last month, I wrote about Venus Magazine, which catered to African-American gays and lesbians. Then, its publisher Charlene Cothran found God and supposedly stopped being gay. As a result, Cothran changed the magazine’s mission to helping those who also wanted to become straight. Apparently, some Christian media folks are upset this didn’t receive more coverage. […]

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